Fisk University is one of several Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) making gains in enrollment. The Covid-19 pandemic led to enrollment decreases and financial difficulties for HBCUs. These gains in enrollment are due to an appreciation of the contributions HBCUs made to black culture.
Based on this recently published article on November 7, 2021 Prairie View A & M University (PVAMU), a Texas HBCU, received a $50 million donation from MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of Jeff Bezos, who has quietly given billions of dollars to underfunded organizations since 2020. While this is a
Only after weeks of sit-ins protest, where students slept in tents outside the Blackburn University Center, protesting what they said were poor housing conditions and the lack of student representation on the Board of Trustees, were students at Howard University in Washington, D.C., able to
Steve Harvey, the acclaimed comedian, television show host, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, and Robert Smith , a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist touted by Forbes as the richest Black person in America, teamed up to provide HBCU students with additional resources to pay for the cost of a college